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Scholarships and Awards

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Many undergraduate students are unaware of the potential sources of funding that exist for them. Ryerson has several awards and many more are available externally. Here you will find links to listings for various scholarships and awards, including sources of funding specifically for Psychology Undergraduates! In addition, you will find listings of external search engines where additional funding sources can be found.

Psychology Awards
  • Details: $100 prizes presented to students in each academic year for highest combined academic performance in the psychology required curriculum courses. No application is required.
The William Glassman Prize in Psychology
  • Deadline to Apply: May 2021
  • Apply through Awardspring (
  • Details: The William Glassman Prize in Psychology was donated by Professor Emeritus William Glassman of the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University. Each year, this prize (a minimum of $500) will be awarded to one full-time Psychology student completing his or her 3rd year of study, and who meets the criteria and guidelines (see awardspring for details). Students will typically apply for this award at or near the completion of their third year of study.

Ryerson recognizes its students for their academic excellence, as well as their community involvement.  As a student in the Faculty of Arts, you will be eligible for a number of awards and scholarships, some of which require an application.

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Ryerson students are eligible for a variety of scholarships and awards, including guaranteed and renewable scholarships, entrance scholarships, privately-sponsored entrance scholarships and more.

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Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-M)
  • Deadline to Apply: Submit application via the Research Portal by December 1st.
  • Details: Note - this scholarship is to support students applying for graduate studies (at the Masters level). The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS-M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
  • Website: CGS-M, external link, opens in new window
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
  • Deadline to Apply: New Students - Time of Application
  • Submit to: Psychology Undergraduate Team -
  • Open to: 4th year A range undergraduate students considering pursuing graduate studies.
  • Value: $15,000 per year.
  • Details: Note - this scholarship is to support students applying for graduate studies. The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Program provides funding to students in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. It’s a merit-based scholarship, with awards available to graduate students attending participating schools in Ontario in all disciplines of academic study.
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